World update: August 28 2019

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MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

Another Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria was hit or nearly hit by airstrikes on Wednesday. In this case it was a post near a village called Sher Maghar, which is in Hama province right along its border with Idlib province. Turkey’s outposts are a potential flashpoint in the conflict. Another one, in the town of Mor…

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